Archive for June 28th, 2016

Mexican judge bans import of fresh potatoes from United States

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016:

MEXICO CITY A Mexican federal judge banned the entry of fresh potatoes from the United States amid concerns that pests they contain may damage the environment, Mexico’s Federal Judicial Council (CJF) said on Tuesday. The judge, based in Los Mochis in the northern, potato-producing state of Sinaloa, held that measures taken by Mexico’s Ministry of Agriculture (SAGARPA) could not guarantee the prevention of the spread of 63 quarantine pests present in potatoes from the United States. The judge declared SAGARPA’s measures unconstitutional on the grounds that the threat of pests violates the human right to a healthy environment and food […] Read More →

Loaded Golf Cart Stolen At Audubon Golf Course – Local Memphis

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016:

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – ( A golfer at a popular east Memphis public course was victimized in the middle of a round! Police say a thief stole a loaded golf cart, drove out of bounds, and out of sight. It happened on the tenth hole early Friday evening at Audubon Golf Course. According to police, a thief drove off in the cart, when a golfer turned his back for a second. The news of the stolen cart led to shock and outrage for other golfers. Cleveland Rankin hits the links at Audubon Golf Course several times a week, for the last […] Read More →

Pulp – "Common People" (Singles Going Steady Classic) – PopMatters

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016:

Ian King: “Common People” was, and still is, the cherry on top of the 1990s. It topped the year-end polls in 1995, it topped the decade-end polls when those came out, and it regularly tops the nostalgia polls that the British press regularly regurgitate. BBC 6 Music named it the “top Britpop anthem” in 2014. NME placed it at #1 in their 100 Best Tracks of the Nineties in 2012. In the US, it made #1 in a Rolling Stone reader’s poll of the “10 Best Britpop Songs”. It is one of the most witty, intelligent left-of-center pop songs to […] Read More →

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